DAMA Day 2020: “Data… in SPACE!”

Calling all data enthusiasts and/or space nerds in Portland, Oregon and beyond. Join us for an exciting, all-day virtual event with NASA scientists. Attendees will work with actual NASA data and have an opportunity to collaborate on matters of data analysis directly with our presenters.

Presented by NASA Scientists

Sponsored by Snowflake

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A Check-in With DAMA International

NOTE: This event has been postponed

Presented by Peter Vieveen & Lindy Kresl, Board Members DAMA International


What is DAMA? What are some of the benefits our chapter receives with our affiliation? Here’s your chance to learn about the resources, certifications and discounts our DAMA-I membership provides.

Featured Speakers: DAMA-I board members Peter Vieveen (VP of Chapter Services) & Lindy Kresl (VP of Operations)

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September 4th Happy Hour: Making Data Lakes more Reliable with Apache Spark and Delta Lake

Presented by Tathagata Das, Databricks

Delta Lake is an open-source storage layer that brings reliability to data lakes. Delta Lake offers ACID transactions, scalable metadata handling, and unifies streaming and batch data processing. It runs on top of your existing data lake and is fully compatible with Apache Spark APIs. In this talk, we will cover • All technical aspects of Delta Features • What’s coming • How to get started using it • How to contribute

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